Make reading come to life with "Stories Alive"! Professional actor Miles McMahon gets kids excited about reading with his engaging and highly energetic renditions of children's literature, new and old. Miles weaves classic stories, funny folk tales and charming poems to inspire children with the joys of reading. There is lots of audience participation, letting the kids be the performers, too.
During this high-energy interactive performance, children are invited to join a musical "safari" where they meet different animals whose names are set to rhythm. This program includes interactive songs, dancing, and of course, DRUMMING! Appropriate for all ages.
Join the creators of the What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night and what the Dinosaurs Did at School, Refe and Susan Tuma on Tuesday, July 25th at Central Youth Services. Here is a little book trailer created by their publisher, Little Brown. They shot the library scene right here!
Bring in your little ones for our weekly Tuesday storytime at the Lucile H. Bluford Branch! You can be sure to expect stories, songs, crafts & lots of imagination. Children must attend with an adult.
This group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at the Mt. Washington Senior Apartments, located at 570 S. Evanston in Independence, Mo. Books provided by the Sugar Creek branch of the Kansas City Public Library, with discussions moderated by Mary Roberson.
Explore the world of Tabletop Gaming! It's not just Monopoly anymore. The games are bigger, better and weirder. From cooperative to competitive, we have a large selection of games that we'll rotate through, so that every time you visit you'll likely play something new.
Join us for building challenges for all ages! We will have wooden blocks, foam blocks, Legos, Duplo blocks, connector sets, and all kinds of building materials. Work toward a construction goal on your own or with a group!
Explore the world of modern Tabletop Gaming! It's not just Monopoly anymore! The games are bigger, better and weirder! Come for fun, to meet new people and to face challenges that will test your problem solving and teamwork skills. Open 6th-12th graders. Games include Ticket to Ride, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Forbidden Island, Love Letter, Mysterium, King of Tokyo, and more!
Punch and kick you way to good health. Fitness champion Nicki Jones will lead you through 10 to 12 rounds of punches, kicks, and cardio exercise that will leave you feeling invigorated and powerful.
Don't worry about the weather. Come walk a mile in the comfort of air conditioning. Participants will follow Leslie Sansone DVD's to start their weight loss journey with a gentle paced 1 mile beginner walk program. Participants will increase their heart rate with low impact moves.
Get help on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. at Waldo Branch.
Drop-in, no appointment necessary.
Computers will be available or bring your own.
Tech Coaches now available to answer your questions about:
- Microsoft Word or Excel
- the internet
- formatting a resume
- online applications
- syncing your smartphone
- and so much more!
Are you preparing for citizenship or know someone who is? The Library is offering another session of citizenship preparation classes at Central Library (14 W 10th St) on Tuesdays, July 25 - September 26, in Room 312.
Classes include interview practices, too!
For more information or to enroll, call 816-701-3546 or email email@example.com.